Enjoy all the Halloween fun without the fright at the City of Dublin’s annual Halloween Spooktacular, Trick-or-Treat and other “fangtastic” activities. Enjoy a variety of fun fall activities throughout the month of October.
Here are several ways to celebrate the changing of the seasons:
FUN FALL ACTIVITIES AT THE DCRC
It’s Halloween at the Dublin Community Recreation Center and you’re invited! The Recreation Center has come up with a plethora of merry-not-scary experiences that are fun for the whole family. Check out the following experiences and sign up today!
10/23 – Parents Night Out
Enjoy a night out while your children enjoy an evening of fun at the DCRC! Perfect for a night out on the town. Dinner is included and multi-child discounts are available. Please note: children must be 3 years old and potty trained. Sign up!
10/26 – Progressive Tour: History of Dublin
Progress through three of Dublin’s historic sites in this unique ‘around the town’ experience that provides cool history details, hands-on learning, as well as a quick dining break in the Historic Dublin area. Fee includes transportation, activity and snacks while traveling to our destinations. Participants should bring money for dining. Gather your friends and register early as space is limited. Transportation provided by the Dublin Community Recreation Services DiRECt van. Itinerary provided when participants check in. Sign up!
10/29 – DCRC Fall Fest (featured event)
Come for an evening of fall family fun! Participants swim in the leisure pool with pumpkins, decorate them, and take one home. Outside games, activities and fall-themed snacks also provided. Parents do not need to register, just the participant. Sign up!
11/1 – Turkey Hunt
The turkeys are on the loose in Darree Fields and we need your help finding them! Once you locate the goofy gobblers, write down their names and submit for your chance to win a special holiday treat. One entry per household please. Must register to receive a prize. Winners announced Dec. 3. Sign up!
11/13 – Fall Hike Series
Ready to get outdoors this fall and explore YOUR Dublin parks? Join us each month for fun, fitness and fellowship during a 2-3 mile hike at one of Dublin’s community area parks (weather permitting). Each month provides an opportunity to explore, learn and actively engage in nature at a different Dublin park. Advanced registration required to maintain safety protocol. Sign up!
11/18 – Fall Harvest Pinterest Party
Join us for an hour of stress-free, Pinterest fun creating cinnamon stick candles and no-sew burlap pumpkins to adorn your holiday tables. Bring a friend and enjoy a little homemade harvest happiness while you create. Sign up!
Throw a Private Halloween-Themed Pool Party
Sea creatures abound! Gather your water-loving “merpeople” and throw a fun Halloween-themed pool party at the Dublin Community Recreation Center! Check out the DCRC’s Pool Party Packages online. Book yours today and enjoy private access to the DCRC Indoor Leisure Pool and your own private party room for up to 10 people for 2.5 hours. Party supplies and balloons are included! You bring the food and the guests — we do the rest!
TRICK-OR-TREAT IN DUBLIN
In addition to The City of Dublin’s planned Halloween celebrations, the City will observe the annual Trick-or-Treat Beggar’s Night from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, based on the recommended Beggar’s Night date from the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC).
OTHER FUN AROUND TOWN
10/23 – Historic Happy Halloween Candy Trail
Trick or treat! Stroll throughout Historic Dublin and collect sweet treats from many of our businesses and shops. Learn more.
10/27 – Boo & Brew
Join Bridge Park from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, for Boo + Brew, a community-building event held on Longshore Street and Bridge Park Avenue. Boo + Brew is a family-friendly event where Bridge Park businesses will pass out candy and fun promotional materials (samples, coupons, etc.) to families and community-goers. Businesses are invited to set up in the street in front of their establishments and join the fun! This event will feature fall activations, live music and more! Learn more.
Thanks to everyone who came out to this year’s Halloween Spooktacular on Oct. 14 and 15 for some exciting, merry-not-scary family fun!
COVID-19 SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS
Residents are strongly encouraged to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendations on how to celebrate Halloween responsibly to keep your family, friends and neighbors healthy.
At this time, Franklin County has been ranked a high transmission area by the CDC. That means masks are strongly recommended indoors and in crowded areas regardless of vaccination status. Franklin County Public Health has also issued a mask advisory until further notice recommending everyone wear a mask indoors and in crowded areas regardless of vaccine status to stop the spread of COVID-19 and the Delta variant. For more information, please vist the City of Dublin’s COVID-19 Resource Hub.
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